Vision research in Wisconsin, The People’s CDC, Justice for animals

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A syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic
In this Sept. 14, 2021 photo, a syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a clinic at the Reading Area Community College in Reading, Pa. President Joe Biden has directed OSHA to write a rule requiring employers with at least 100 workers to force employees to get vaccinated or produce weekly test results showing they are virus free. Matt Rourke/AP Photo

Wisconsin researchers are moving toward clinical trials to treat vision loss. We find out what has scientists exciting. We also talk with a Wisconsin doctor about where she saw communication from the CDC falling short during the pandemic. We also talk with a law and philosophy professor about rethinking our relationship to animal rights.

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  • Clinical trials to treat blindness possible after lab-grown eye cells

    Researchers with the University of Wisconsin studying retinal cells say they’re now able to conduct clinical trials to treat blindness. One of those researchers joins us to talk about what’s new.

  • What we owe the animals harmed by humans

    Our guest makes ethical and legal arguments about what humans are — and should be — doing about the welfare of animals negatively impacted by human behavior.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Emilie Burditt Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Dr. David Gamm Guest
  • Martha Nussbaum Guest

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